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N-KOM completes 200th LNG vessel repair

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Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has announced that it recently completed its 200th LNG vessel repair at the Erhama bin Jaber Al Jalahma shipyard.

The 135 295 m3 Al Khor vessel is chartered by Qatargas and operated by NYK Line Shipmanagement. It completed general drydocking maintenance repairs and upgrades at the shipyard.

According to the statement, this is the third time the moss-type LNG carrier has docked for repairs at the facility, having previously been drydocked in 2014 and 2016. In addition to regular maintenance, N-KOM claims that the vessel also underwent water ballast steel renewal and tank treatment, hull treatment, as well as several surveys and endurance tests during the drydocking period.

Nakilat’s Chief Executive Officer Eng. Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti, said: “We are extremely proud to celebrate this significant milestone, which is a testament to the trust and confidence our clients have in our services. Our strong focus on safety, quality and efficiency has seen us delivering almost 1000 marine and offshore projects to satisfied customers from around the world. We will continue to strive in providing excellent services to all our valued customers and business partners, strengthening and expanding our business portfolio. I would also like to express my deepest appreciation to our partners, especially Qatar Petroleum and Qatargas, for their strong support and co-operation that has led to this achievement today, as well as the entire workforce at the shipyard who have contributed tremendously achieving our vision to be a global leader and provider of choice for energy transportation and maritime services.”

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